Terrain and Weather Dimming Properties

Another neat feature with FMGS 47.0 is the inclusion of Terrain and Weather dimming functionality. The A320 Display Unit controllers has a ND dual pot — the outer (larger) switch controls the ND screen brightness. The inner (smaller) switch controls the weather or terrain brightness. Corrected – Outer knob controls the weather or terrain overlay, inner knob controls screen brightness (thanks Chris). 

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Potentiometers can be setup with the FMGS Configure program and calibrated under ‘DUs Dimmer Potentiometers’ dialogue box.

Vu has a short video showing us weather dimming functionality:

And a video of terrain dimming functionality:

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